Two Saxophone Players from UCLA

'Airbnbs Gone Wild' and 'Military Buds'

SoCal Connected has found neighbors throughout L.A. filing lawsuits, restraining orders and calling the police on each other, all over the arrival of short term rentals. Can these Airbnb turf wars be settled by City Hall leaders? Will self regulation of the short term rental industry be a better solution to L.A.'s enforcement challenges? SoCal Connected's Nic Cha Kim dives into L.A.'s short term rental challenge.

Indoor marijuana production is booming across Southern California and expected to bring in seven billion dollars statewide once it's legalized for recreational as well as medicinal use next year. So Cal Connected's Vince Beiser goes behind the scenes with an entrepreneurial pot farmer who is training military veterans to work in the marijuana industry. Not only are Vets uniquely qualified to do the difficult, disciplined work indoor farming requires, but some are finding cannabis has added benefits for them as well.

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Jazz City

For decades Los Angeles has existed in the shadows of New York and Chicago when it comes to jazz, but that's now changing. L.A.'s jazz scene is on the upswing. Meet the people, places and sounds that are putting L.A. jazz back on the map. 

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Divide and Conquer

Gerrymandering is one of the most effective tools to manipulate an election and guarantee a win. "SoCal Connected" profiles how some local governments have used political borders to dilute minorities' power, and what is being done about it.

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Under the Influence

Influencers - they are powerful, persuasive, and they are everywhere. Marketers use them to reach you, to form what you buy, how you live, and what you do. You may not know it, but you could be living under the influence.

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Heat

How hot will your neighborhood get? "SoCal Connected" looks at the ground-level effects of climate change on southern California.

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The New Normal

California's wildfires are more severe and deadlier than ever before. Debates are raging as to what to do, who will pay for billions of dollars in damage and what can be done to lessen the destruction as California adjusts to its new normal: year-around fire.

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